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well a overclocked 7800GT (my one) is about half as powerful as an overclocked 8800GTS (the furys) - if anything its less than half as powerful. and we all know sli doesn't double performance - so yeh SLi'ed 7800GT's wont beat 1 8800GTS
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I think the only thing that (may) be faster than an 8800GTS is dual 7950GX2s, but even that's a bit of a stretch.
    
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no sli yet or crossfire comes even close to an 8800. Besides the x1950 crossfire is maybe a few points better than the geforce 8800gts. Its been proven!
possible, but damn why do people care about one more fps lol?
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I think the only thing that (may) be faster than an 8800GTS is dual 7950GX2s, but even that's a bit of a stretch.
From the benchmarks I have seen... a single 7950GX2 performs about the same as a 8800GTS.
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From the benchmarks I have seen... a single 7950GX2 performs about the same as a 8800GTS.

REALLY!? please show me where you saw this because I was considering 7950GX2 because DX10 games wont be out for a while.
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I went from 7900GTX sli to one 8800GTX video game's look much better with the 8800's.
Me too!
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8800 gts buddy runs his againts my 7950 gt (when it was SLI) and still outperformed due to the fact, he OC his GTS to GTX speed so
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When I upgraded from an overclocked fx-57 and a pair of 7900gtx (overclocked of course) in sli, to the x6800 with a single 8800gtx, my cpu score went up 1500 in 3dmark06 but my total score went up over 3000 points. Thats with the new cpu and 8800gtx at stock. therefore, the 8800gtx is about 2000 points faster in 3dmark06 (not taking into account that my slid 7900's were overclocked).

That alone made it worth the upgrade.
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REALLY!? please show me where you saw this because I was considering 7950GX2 because DX10 games wont be out for a while.
It was in this month's Maximum PC article. I looked at Tomshardware's VGA charts and the numbers just don't look right on some benchmarks. Here are some better ones:

On Prey and Quake, they tie. In other games, 8800GTS wins by a lot.
http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/977/

7950GX beats the 8800GTS for the sometimes here but not always:
http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Ha...8800gts/6.html

I wouldn't bother with the 7950GX2 anymore. A large part of the performance drop is probably due to un-optimized drivers. It is doubtful nVidia will be doing much more to improve them.
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If your in the market for a new card right this second, just bite the bullet and get a 8800GTS. Come DX10 you won't be staring at screeshots in envy cause you decided to with SLI'd 7900's. Look at it as your saving yourself some money about 1 year from now, the GTS will still be a good card then.
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